Outdoortrips Guided Service

If you want to experience the thrill of fishing in Japan without having to worry about the logistics, Outdoortrips Guided Service has the answer! You just have to get pumped up for an awesome angling adventure!

Captain Edward Hosack will pick you up at the Iwakuni train station at 6:30 AM. That gives you plenty of time to visit a store for some boxed lunch and for the captain to grab the ice. After that, he’ll take you to the dock and you’ll cast off on your trip.

You’ll be fishing from a 61’ saltwater fisherman manufactured by Tanaka Boats. She’s local in both spirit and form, the boatbuilders are local and the engine is a 550 HP Isuzu. Up to 7 anglers (plus the captain) can fish in comfort, you can chase the bite all around her long deck. Comforts don’t stop with being able to run around, there’s a full-head toilet on board so you can focus on the perfect cast instead of holding it in. A full complement of safety and navigational equipment is on board.

You’ll go after a wide range of local species like Japanese Snapper, Amberjack, Flounder, Mahi Mahi, and whatever else crosses your path. Kids aged 9 and above are more than welcome to join you on this excursion. Capt. Edward is a pro at getting them engaged and in teaching anyone on board topwater casting or vertical jigging.

Remember to pack a cooler to bring your tasty treats back home with you, the captain will clean and fillet the catch after the trip. There’s a first mate on board to assist you with anything you need – gratuity is greatly appreciated.

Explore the saltwater fishery of Yamaguchi prefecture the right way. Book a trip with Capt. Edward and make the first step towards your new favorite fishing destination!



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  • Private trip
    Full Day Trip
    Low rate deposit non-refundable
    12 Hour Trip, starts at 9:00 AM
    Seasonal trip (Sat, Sun)
    $680
    up to 5 persons
    + $136
    each additional person
    You'll be on the bite in about 20 minutes from casting off. This trip will take you to nearshore waters (within sight of the shore) where you'll go after Japanese Snapper, Mahi Mahi, Amberjack, Flounder, Spanish Mackerel, and anything else that takes the bait.
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About the Charter Operator

Outdoortrips
Iwakuni, Japan
3 Customer Reviews
Response time within an hour
Member since July 2018
I have been an outdoorsman all of my life. With my 13 years as an EMT and working Healthcare field give me a unique skill set to promote a safe environment for the guided activities. I enjoy being on the water showing people how to fish and watch them process to the point where they catch their first. My favorite species by far is the Bluefin Tuna and Amberjack because how strong they fight. On Nov 17, 2017, I made my hobby into a business and became an official fishing guide and organizer trips in Hiroshima, Yamaguchi, and Kyushu Prefectures. I have enjoyed being able to provide a memorable experience to the people I encounter. I believe I have found my passion being able to show these unique experiences to everyone. I look forward to continuing to provide this service to everyone.

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Targeted Species

Dolphin (Mahi Mahi) Dolphin (Mahi Mahi)
Flounder Flounder
Seabass (White) Seabass (White)
Snapper (Red) Snapper (Red)

Spanish Mackerel (Narrow-barred) Spanish Mackerel (Narrow-barred)
Yellowtail Amberjack Yellowtail Amberjack

Boat Specs

Tanaka Boat (Saltwater fishing) originally built in 2008. Powered by a 552HP Isuzu engine, with a maximum cruising speed of 28 knots.

Length
61 ft
Capacity
7 persons

Types of Fishing

Offshore Fishing
Reef Fishing
Wreck Fishing
Flats Fishing

Fishing Techniques

Light Tackle
Bottom Fishing
Spinning
Jigging
Popping
Drift Fishing
Deep Sea Fishing

Amenities

Toilet
Air Conditioning
GPS
Life Jackets
Fishfinder
Bed
Toilet
Air Conditioning
GPS
Life Jackets
Fishfinder
Bed

Trip Includes

Rods, reels & tackle
Lures
Catch cleaning & filleting
First Mate
Fishing License

Policies

Deposit non-refundable
Deposit non-refundable under normal circumstances. If the captain cannot run the trip due to unsafe weather conditions, your booking can be moved to another date or canceled free of charge.
Pickup included in price
Transfer from hotels or jetties in Iwakuni to departure site is available and included in trip rates.
Child Friendly
You Keep Catch
Catch and Release Allowed

Payment

Book with 10% deposit
When the captain confirms your trip, FishingBooker charges your credit card a 10% deposit to guarantee your reservation.
Pay remaining balance to captain
The remaining balance is to be paid directly to the charter operator on or prior to your trip date in one of the following payment methods:
Cash
Mastercard
Visa
American Express

When paying the remaining balance with a credit card, there is a 3% fee.

Customer Reviews

Rating Summary
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5.00
out of 5 stars from 3 reviews
Boat
Crew
Experience
Fishing with Ed out of Oshima
Fishing with Ed out of Oshima
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Angler Rating
3
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Anglers Claimed
Good experience
100%
Friendly captain
100%
Recommend this charter
100%
Appropriate for children
100%
Satisfied with the boat
100%
Catch intended fish
100%
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Fishing with Ed out of Oshima

July 28, 2018
As a service member, stationed in a new location Ed with outdoor trips was able to my transition to japanese jigging seamless. ...
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July 14, 2018
I’ve been regularly fishing with Ed for over a year and a half now and it’s always a pleasure.  His level of knowledge...
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August 16, 2015
Went out on several fishing trips with Ed to various locations. Each time he totally immersed himself in the trip and worked...
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